Asbestos Trust Transparency: S.B. 2062 (2016)
Pertains to asbestos bankruptcy trust claims transparency, asbestos medical criteria
Pertains to asbestos bankruptcy trust claims transparency, asbestos medical criteria requirements, and several asbestos-related tort reforms including codification of heightened causation standards. These include no duty to warn about asbestos products made by third parties, no punitive damages for asbestos cases, and no consolidated asbestos trials absent consent of all parties.
ATRA Reiterates Support for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Use to Address Mass Tort Litigation, Urges Meaningful Dialogue Amid Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
The lack of oversight and transparency around third-party litigation funding threatens the integrity of our legal system
Together, let’s forge a legal landscape that makes equitable access to justice a living reality for all Georgians.
This is an opportunity to reassess the practices and regulations surrounding private-attorney contracting and to enact reforms that promote fairness, transparency and value for taxpayer dollars.
Allowing the company to continue the bankruptcy process will help ensure equitable and efficient resolution in complex mass tort claims